[svlug] winxp - samba/cups

wing newton wing_newton at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 27 13:23:32 PDT 2003


Got it.

Thanks. It works now.

Newton


--- Case Jones <philipj at interchange.ubc.ca> wrote:
> 
> 
> On Tue, 26 Aug 2003 21:49:48 -0700 (PDT)
> Richard Sharpe <rsharpe at richardsharpe.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, wing newton wrote:
> > 
> > > Greetings,
> > > 
> > > Need help in WinXP client to Samba/cups server
> > > interface. 
> > > 
> > > Before I updated the WinXP (via Internet using
> windows
> > > update), I had no problem in printing using the
> > > samba/cups server from both WinXP and NT
> clients. I
> > > still don't have any problem with the NT client
> but
> > > all the WinXP clients (2 laptops) do not work
> any
> > > more.
> > > Any idea what Microsoft has done to WinXP ?
> > 
> > Which version of Samba? Does it only affect
> printing?
> > 
> > Do you have a network trace?
> > 
> > You might be better off posting on
> Samba-technical at samba.org as there are 
> > people there who deal with printing all the time.
> > 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I recently troubleshot a similar issue, and the
> problem was
> that Windows XP was sending the user's name rather
> than the username.
> The difference is that where Windows 2000 would send
> "lsmith" as the
> username, Windows XP would send "laura smith".  The
> solution was to
> create more user accounts to accommodate this.  The
> best debugging 
> tools for debugging WinXP issues with Samba were the
> log files 
> in /var/log/samba/.
> 
> Hope that helps,
> 
> Case Jones
> PHP Development / Network Administration in
> Vancouver, British Columbia
> 
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